Three POS robbers were reportedly burnt to death on Monday by angry mob in Abayi area of Abia state
Eyewitnesses said the suspects were caught and burnt by irate youths after they had successfully robbed a PoS operator and some shops in the area.
“After robbing the PoS operator and some shops, the robbers fled when people raised alarm. Some youths gave them a hot pursuit but their motorcycle was knocked off by a moving vehicle. The youths caught up with them and set them ablaze; one at the opposite UBA Bank, others were burnt at Union Bank junction and Star Paper Mill. These boys operating on motorcycle have been terrorizing and robbing roadside traders ,fuel stations, keke and PoS operators at Abayi, along Aba – Owerri road, Afor-ule, Umuimo and Kamalu streets in the area. Today, nemesis has caught up with them”, an eyewitness said.
All attempts to speak with the Police Public Relations Officer,Abia State Command,SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, proved abortive.